Continental Race King 2.2 ProTection 29" Folding Tyre

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Continental Race King 2.2 ProTection 29" Folding Tyre - black/29x2.2
Continental Race King 2.2 ProTection 29" Folding Tyre - black/29x2.2
Continental Race King 2.2 ProTection 29" Folding Tyre - black/29x2.2
Continental Race King 2.2 ProTection 29" Folding Tyre - black/29x2.2
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The world champion: the Race King ProTection folding tyre by Continental

The Race King is a legend. It sets the bar for the winning streak of Conti MTB tyres on racecourses around the world. Irina Kalentieva won two world championship titles with it and it has been a part of countless other wins. It is faster, cleaner, and safer than ever! The rolling resistance is almost at the level of a road tyre, but it still maintains outstanding grip and doesn't fill up with mud. The Korbach, Germany manufactured BlackChili Compound and RaceSport carcass guarantee noticeably better puncture protection without a noticeable weight increase.

Guidelines for the parts replacement of E-bikes:

Please follow the Guidelines for the parts replacement of CE marked E-bikes / pedelecs with pedal assist.


Application: Cross Country
Product Line: Premium
Ground Conditions: hardpack, dry, all-round
Type: folding tyre
Tubeless System: Tubeless Ready

Technical Information:

Rubber Compound: BlackChili
Carcass: 180 tpi, 3 layers
Puncture Protection: ProTection


Dimension: 29 x 2.2"
ETRTO: 55-622
Air Pressure: 3.0 - 4.0 bar
Tube Recommendation: MTB 29 Light
Manufacturer Part Number: 0101473


- even faster, cleaner, and safer
- rolling resistance almost like a road tyre
- outstanding grip
- mud repellant
- noticeably better puncture protection


BlackChili Compound
The running properties of the rubber compound of a tyre are largely determined by three interacting factors: static friction [grip], rolling resistance and mileage. The dilemma is that you improve one of these factors, and in turn, worsen at least one other factor. Black Chili Compound, the revolutionary compound from Continental, is based on the latest findings on polymer and other raw material research. For BlackChili, Continental redefined newly developed synthetic rubbers with natural rubber with the proven high performance tread compound. These rubbers are used with special nanometric carbon soot particles, which are optimized in shape and surface properties for best uses for the intended tyre. BlackChili Compound reaches an unprecedented level of performance. Compared to the previous best Activated Silica Compound, BlackChili tyres have 26 % less rolling resistance, a 30 % higher friction value [grip] and a 5 % increase in mileage. Whether on the road or mountain bike, speed and grip advantages are very noticeable. The complex compound technology is so sensitive that tyres with BlackChili Compound can only be produced exclusively in Continental's German Korbach factory.

Better than ever before, the new Continental ProTection casing. The extra all-round puncture protection layer renders the casings especially durable and insensitive to damage or penetration from foreign elements. Treads and sidewalls are equally protected, and are 25 % lighter and offer 30 % more puncture protection than their predecessors protected by DuraSkin®. Rolling resistance and absorption has also significantly improved. The new Made in Germany technology allows it to withstand even the hardest trails across the world. What's more: they're universally usable, are inspired by aesthetically pleasing sidewall design. The new Revolution Tubeless Ready Bead improves the application of Tubeless Ready tyres. For optimal results with sealing for tubeless use and whilst riding, Conti recommends the application of the new Continental RevoSealant.


- 1 x Continental Race King 2.2 ProTection folding tyre 29"


  • black/29x2.2: 605 g


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  • black/29x2.2

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by Joju C.  on 14.07.2019
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the low rotational resistance and the high cruising capacity are great, and the vertical traction on the slippery slope is perfect for rear wheels.

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by Andrey T.  on 22.03.2019
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5 of 6 customers found this review helpful.

Выбирал между Maxxis Ikon EXO Protection и этой Conti. Выбрал эти, т.к. цена более ниже. Докупил пару камер Conti Light. Установка без проблем руками.
На дороге едет быстро, в лесу (камни, листва, грунт, гравий) держит ну просто отлично. Давление 2.2 сзади, и 2 спереди.
Грязь не любит абсолютно, замыливается и скользит как на льду

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by Gabor K.  on 06.06.2018
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3 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I have been using Continental Race King in the past years. My previous model was a RaceSport version, which is lighter than the Protection but has no reinforced sidewalls. I actually had a cut in the sidewall, but the inner tube did not get punctured. I could repair the sidewall with patches. Now I have chosen the Protection version because it has thicker reinforced sidewalls and it is Tubeless Ready. This year's (2018) model is somewhat lighter than the previous Protection version, and there is a minimal change in the tread pattern. Although this tyre is mostly recommended for hardpack, I use it as an allround tyre because it has great grip even in mixed conditions.

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